Senior Expert Digitalization (all genders)

Posted 27 Oct 2022

Darmstadt, Hessen - Germany

Req Id 257669


A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 60,300 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.


Patent Information is a huge publicly available data source. As part of our digitalization strategy within the enabling function PS Patents & Scientific Information Services we are now focusing on advanced data analytics.


Your role: 

Unlocking the power of patent information as data source for AI analysis is our next challenge. Within the enabiling function PS (Patents and Scientific Information Services) you work on exploratory data analysis of patent and scientific data.

You will act as the PS interface to the Business Sector data offices / Merck data lake regarding patent data and to software developers regarding our requirements. Educating our organization on data “savyness” as well as prototyping new tools and dashboards are further tasks.

The position is located in Darmstadt, Germany.


Who You Are:

  •  MS in Physics, Informatics, Computer/Data Science, or related area
  • Minimum 1 year of work experience in data analytics, preferably 3 years
  • Practical programming experience in Python, R, Java, JavaScript or Matlab, SAS or C++
  • Familiarity with tools for data science, such as data analysis, data processing, statistics, AI/ML, etc., and be able to use those tools to create dashboards and working prototypes for demonstration purpose
  • Ideally you have first experience in data analytics of patent information sources and related data structures. You are curious to learn more about patent information as data source and are willing to become an expert is that area
  • You are an excellent verbal and written communicator
  • You work collaboratively with cross-functional global teams

What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity. We believe that it drives excellence, innovation, and human progress. We care about our customers, patients, and our rich mix of people. This diversity strengthens our ability to lead in science and technology. We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all and empower you to fulfil your ambitions. Our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to bring their curiosity to life!

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